Workplace Equality

Firms and public authorities have a strong interest in improving gender equality at work. On this page, you will find information on the most recent academic research on the efficiency of some policies aimed at improving gender equality. 

Comment atteindre plus d'égalité entre hommes et femmes en Europe ?

Yasser, Rawane (2019), The Conversation

Parental leave policies help to reduce professional inequalities, but other policies are also necessary. The article examines the state of gender equality on the labour market in European countries and the possible means to achieve more equality. 

Read the article (FR) or the summary of the article (PDF, 351 Ko).

WHEN PERFORMANCE TRUMPS GENDER BIAS: JOINT VERSUS SEPARATE EVALUATION

Bohnet, I., Van Geen, A., & Bazerman, M. 2016. Management Science 62(5): 1225-1234.

The authors of this study examine a new intervention designed to reduce the impact of gender stereotypes on hiring and promotion decisions, by evaluating people’s future performance jointly rather than separately.

Read the original article or our summary of the article (PDF, 184 Ko).

VERS UN NOUVEAU GENRE DE FINANCE?

Capelle-Blancard,G., Couppey-Soubeyran, J., & Rebérioux, A. 2019. Revue de la régulation, 25. DOI : 10.400/regulation.14632. 

The present study examines differences in financial behavior between men and women by identifying "the main results of gender studies in finance". 

Read the original article (FR) or our summary of the article (PDF, 112 Ko).

The summaries have been written by Rawane Yasser, Research Assistant for the Women in Business Chair. The researchers who wrote the original articles are independent from the Chair.

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